The annual best allotment of the year awards 2018

The annual best allotment

of the year awards 2018

Every year the town council celebrates the hard work and endeavours of those that work tirelessly and toil in all weathers on their allotments.

At the recent Town Council meeting, Chairperson Neil Ferguson announced the winners of the Town Council allotment competition as follows:


 – Mr Callum Scott (with his daughter peeping at his side) was the winner of the Sandholes allotment site.

– Mr Jim Hardman was the winner of the Bridgend allotment site (please note Mr Hardman also won the John & Brenda Killip cup which is awarded to the best overall plot over the 3 sites and in the photo you can see Mr Killip on the left, Mr Hardman in the middle and our Chairperson Neil Ferguson on the right).

 – Calderwood House with Francesca Jones who were the winners on the East Road allotment site.

Here are all this years winners including this years good citizen of the year winner Mr James Pullen. Chair person Neil Ferguson gave out the awards to the winners thanking them all for their dedication.

2018 good citizen’s of the year award

2018 good citizen’s

of the year award

Every year there are nominations for those people in our community that go above and beyond what is expected and every year it is a great honour for the town council to celebrate their achievements.

At the recent Town Council meeting, Chairperson Neil Ferguson had great pleasure in announcing the winner of the Good Citizen’s Award 2018 – Mr James Pullin.

Mr Pullin was nominated by Cllr Lena Hogg for the tireless work he carries out every year selling poppies to raise money for the Royal British Legion in all weather conditions.

Mr Pullin was presented with a small trophy and certificate in recognition of this work.

Armistice Centenary celebrations Nov 2018

Armistice Centenary celebrations

Nov 2018

Here are the timings for the Egremont and Moor Row Remembrance Sunday services;

Sunday 11th November

Egremont – 1030
Parade form up 1045
Service at War Memorial 1100
Church service at St Michael & St Mary’s
Entertainment and refreshments at Egremont RBL, all welcome

Moor Row – 1300
Monday 12th November
Meet at War Memorial for a service at 1100, all school children welcome.

Gareth Edwards
Branch Secretary
Egremont RBL

Egremont wins more awards at the annual Cumbria in bloom awards

Egremont wins 

more awards at the annual 

Cumbria in bloom awards

Egremont Town Council is delighted to announce that Egremont town was awarded a Silver-Gilt medal Award in this year’s Cumbria in Bloom competition.
This equates to a score of 75 – 84% and is a massive improvement on last year’s Bronze Award and I am sure everyone will agree that the town has never looked so colourful. Egremont Town Council would like to thank their staff, especially our Curator, Nelson Shepherd, whose hard work, along with assistance from our lengthsman, Martin Winwood, residents from Calderwood residents and our regular litter pickers enabled us to achieve this award.
Thanks must also go to those who agreed to be part of Egremont’s Cumbria in Bloom entry; Bookwell School, Calderwood House, Egremont Youth Partnership, Egremont Fire Station, St Mary’s and St Michaels’s church, the De Lucy Centre and Mrs Shepherd.
Next year’s plans are already being discussed and Egremont Town Council will be “going for Gold”!
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Public realm: Have your say on the plans of the works proposed for Egremont

Public realm:

Have your say

on the plans

of the works 

proposed for Egremont

The public realm consultation is now underway with display boards in each town and all the information on our website. Attached are electronic copies of the display boards and the survey.

You are welcome to put the designs on your website if you wish and show a link to the survey which can be accessed either through the CBC website or by . I have left paper copies of the questionnaire with all the boards, but please let me know if you need more at any point.

The survey will remain on-line until 30th September 2018.

The boards are on display at:
Market Hall, Whitehaven
Marion’s Pet Shop, Egremont
Cleator Moor Town Council
Council Offices, Millom

Drop-in sessions where members of CBC staff will be available to discuss the plans will be held:
Saturday 15th September (10am – 3pm) Whitehaven Market
Monday 17th September (2pm – 6pm) – Cleator Moor Town Council / outside on the square if fair weather
Wednesday 19th September (2-6pm) – Millom Square
Friday 21st September (9am – 1pm) – Egremont Farmer’s Market, Market Hall